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Cold Bay, Alaska vs Puntarenas Climate & Distance Between

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  • The distance between Cold Bay, Alaska, Usa and Puntarenas, Costa Rica is approximately 8,331 km or 5,177 mi.
  • To reach Cold Bay, Alaska in this distance one would set out from Puntarenas bearing 324.7° or NW and follow the great circles arc to approach Cold Bay, Alaska bearing 274.2° or W .
  • Cold Bay, Alaska has a subpolar oceanic climate (Cfc) whereas Puntarenas has a tropical wet and dry/ savanna climate with dry winters (Aw).
  • Cold Bay, Alaska is in or near the subpolar wet tundra biome whereas Puntarenas is in or near the tropical dry forest biome.
  • The average temperature is 23.6 °C (42.5°F) cooler.
  • Average monthly temperatures vary by 11.1 °C (20°F) more in Cold Bay, Alaska. The continentality subtype is truly oceanic as opposed to extremely hyperoceanic.
  • Total annual precipitation averages 689.2 mm (27.1 in) less which is equivalent to 689.2 l/m² (16.91 US gal/ft²) or 6,892,000 l/ha (736,801 US gal/ac) less. About 4/7 as much.
  • The altitude of the sun at midday is overall 38.8° lower in Cold Bay, Alaska than in Puntarenas.

Climate Comparison Table

The table shows values for Cold Bay, Alaska relative to Puntarenas. You can also view this comparison the other way around from the perspective of Puntarenas vs Cold Bay, Alaska.

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Annual
average temperature iconAverage Temperature °C ( °F) -29 (-52) -30 (-55) -30 (-53) -28 (-50) -24 (-42) -19 (-35) -16 (-30) -16 (-28) -18 (-32) -22 (-40) -25 (-45) -27 (-49) -24 (-42)
rainfall iconAverage Precipitation mm (in) +66 (+3) +55 (+2) +49 (+2) +20 (+1) -137 (-5) -178 (-7) -118 (-5) -153 (-6) -199 (-8) -146 (-6) -11 (0) +62 (+2) -689 (-27)
daylight iconAverage Daylight Hours & Minutes/ Day -3h 56' -2h 22' -0h 25' +1h 37' +3h 27' +4h 27' +4h 00' +2h 22' +0h 22' -1h 40' -3h 29' -4h 28'   0h 00'
sun altitude iconSun altitude at solar noon on the 21st day (°) -45 -44.9 -45 -41 -24.6 -18.3 -24.4 -41.2 -45.1 -45 -45.1 -45.2   -38.8

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